Georgia Trails Member Area
Big Rock Nature Trail
Fun hike at Fort Mountain State Park that takes hikers to Gold Mine Creek Falls
Takes an inland route to the ruins of the cotton mill, then takes a second inland route to Sweetwater Creek Falls
Stone Mountain Mountaintop Trail
Climbs to the top of Stone Mountain, largest piece of exposed granite in the world
Explores the north end of the oxbow in Vickery (Big) Creek, then climbs Hog Waller Creek to a historic Roswell park
Tallulah Gorge Loop Trail Recently hiked the TGL Trail. Also, recommend the
Exciting hike into the 600 ft deep gorge. Kayaking and in-gorge hiking are allowed with permit
Savannah and Ogeechee Canal
This level walk is a trip deep into Georgia's history by an antebellum canal
AT Springer Mountain to Woody Gap
First section of the AT, begins on Springer Mt. and ends at Georgia 60
Tribble Mill Park Trail
Follows a paved loop trail around the east end of Ozora lake. Many unpaved paths join this trail for hiking and mountain biking opportunities
Suwanee Greenway Hiked the trail on Sunday, October 3rd, started fr
Interpreted multi-use trail that follows Suwanee Creek
Amicalola Falls East Ridge Trail
Steady, strenuous climb to the top of Amicalola Falls.
Panther Creek Trail
Challenging point-to-point hike past smaller falls, cascades and Panther Creek Falls.
AT Neels Gap to Hogpen Gap
Raven Cliff Falls Trail
Trail follows Dodd Creek to Raven Cliff Falls. Multiple falls and cascades make this an enjoyable hike.
Anna Ruby Falls Trail
The rare double falls on Curtis and York Creek are especially awesome after a shower.
Climbs Bradley and Arabia Mountain, rock outcrops of southeast DeKalb County
Big Trees Trail
Explores 30-acre Big Trees Forest in Sandy Springs
Amicalola River Trail
Hike to the Edge of the World Rapids, then up to explore the Dawson Wildlife Management Area
Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center Trails
Visits lakes and rivers with abundant wildlife throughout the hike
Desoto Falls Trail
Great hike alongside Frogtown Creek to the middle falls. Lower falls are near the trailhead.
Benton MacKaye Trail
Long trail that covers the western Appalachians, this 50 mile trail runs from Springer Mountain to the Cohutta Wilderness
AT Woody Gap to Neels Gap
Benton MacKaye, Sec. II
Remote hike into the Chattahoochee National Forest
Kennesaw Mountain Trail
The mountain trail climb 1000 feet in just over a mile, past trenches, old roads and original Civil War embankments
Hiking trails that explore important areas of the Battle of Picketts Mill
Dockery Lake Trail
Acceess to the Appalachian Trail. Dockery Lake, at the trailhead offers fishing and camping.
Long Creek Falls
Follows the Appalachian Trail to the blue blazed Long Creek Falls side trail.
Hemlock Falls Trail
Great hike alongside a gurgling stream to a pretty waterfall.
Short hike to 60 foot falls
Brasstown Bald Trail
Climb to Georgia Highest Point, Brasstown Bald
Dick's Creek Falls
Walk alongside Dick's Creek to the Chattooga River and Dicks Creek Falls.
Falls Branch Falls
Follows a section of the Benton MacKaye Trail to a side trail leading to Falls Branch Falls.
Big Creek Greenway (North Point)
Paved, level hike along Big Creek (Vickery Creek) just east of GA 400
Cooper's Furnace and Laurel Ridge Trails
Historic trail that leads past the only remains of the town of Etowah, destroyed during the Atlanta Campaign.
Begins at historic Deep Cut, site of the Battle of Allatoona Pass, then skirts the shoreline of Lake Allatoona
Bear Creek Trail
Hike near Ellijay features one of North Georgia's largest trees, the Gannett poplar
Tumbling Waters Trail
Follows Carters Lake to a bridge across Tails Creek.
Gold Branch Trail
Explores the shores of Bull Sluice above Morgan Falls Dam and climbs into the Chattahoochee watershed
Stone Mountain Loop
Stone Mountain Loop takes visitors around the mountain, and within a few feet of a majority of the attractions
At first easy, the last mile climb to the Appalachian Trail is difficult.
Climbs to the top of Rabun Bald, descends into Warwoman Dell, then parallels, but does not run next to, the Chattooga River to SR28
Amicalola Falls Trail
Steep, staired descent along the face of the waterfall to the reflecting pond, with a return to the visitors center along the Base of Falls Trail
Southern Terminus Approach Trail
Access path to the Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail on Springer Mountain.
High ridge trail between Brasstown Bald and Track Rock Gap
Chickamauga Creek Trail
On Pigeon Mountain, this trail loops around the Tennessee Valley Divide.
Kennesaw Mountain Road
Paved road allows access to the top of Kennesaw Mountain walking or by car on weekdays and by bus on weekends.
Burnt Hickory Loop
Loop trail that explore Kennesaw and Little Kennesaw Mountain, ending at Pigeon Hil, site of a major engagement
Laurel Ridge Trail
Explores the ridge that forms the east side of Lake Lanier, and allows access to Bowman's Island Unit of the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
Smith Creek Trail
The trail runs near the ridge top of Smith Mountain and follows, but does not come near, Smith Creek.
Johns Mountain Trail
One of three trails in The Pocket, Johns' Mountain follows a high ridge south, finally leaving the ridge and falling to the upper Keown Falls viewing platform
Loop trail circles a Chattahoochee National Recreation Area park on and above the river.
Duncan Ridge Trail
One of the most difficult trails east of the Mississippi, this footpath features long, near vertical scrambles over rock and steep rises
Stanley Gap Trail
Benton MacKaye, Sec. I
From Springer Mountain to Three Forks, Section I of the Benton Mackaye Trail takes you along the high ridge of the Appalachian Mountains.
Slaughter Creek Trail
Probably the easiest access trail to the AT in Georgia, hikers use it for access to Blood Mountain
A strange, almost eerie, series of rock structures that appear to be an organized community
Dukes Creek Falls Trail
On the Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway, the trail follows a series of switchbacks to beautiful Dukes Creek Falls
Fort Mountain Loop
Popular loop at the top of Fort Mountain allowing access to the enimatic rock wall and lookout tower
Shortest access path to the top of Springer Mountain, this trail has scenic views, shelter and privy.
Yellow Mountain Trail
Steep and challenging, this trail offers some scenic views and area history.
Deep in the Pocket, a geological formation, this recreation area features hiking, camping, and picnicking. Nearby Lake Marvin has some great fishing.
Kolb's Farm Loop
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park loop trail from Cheatham Hill Road to Kolb's Farm across hilly terrain.
Newtown Trail explores a lowland river and high overlook that held the overflow during Council Meetings at the Cherokee Capital of New Echota
Fairly level walk to a high mountain falls on Lookout Mountain
Broad River Trail Nice Easy Hike will do again
Meanders alongside the middle branch of the Broad River.
AT Hogpen Gap to Unicoi Gap
Takes hikers from Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway to Georgia 75.
Jacks Knob Trail
Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps as access to Brasstown Bald, this trail climbs to the top of Wolfpen Ridge.
Coosa Backcountry Trail
Loop trail in the rugged mountains near Vogel State Park
Emery Creek Trail
From North Georgia's Cohutta Loop, this trail drops hundreds of feet to Emery Creek.
Loop trail through diverse north-facing cove near Vogel State Park.
Helton Creek Falls
Brief hike through a cool mountain cove to two waterfalls, both of which are on Helton Creek. An observation deck has recently been added in the area of the second falls.
Jones Bridge Trail
This relatively flat, wide trail climbs two low ridges and explores 2 flood plains.
Fun trail for the diversity of birds and for the interesting beaver dams.
Red Cockaded Woodpecker Trail
Visits habitat of the endangered Red Cockaded Woodpecker
Great historic walk past the Factory Shoals ruins of the ghost town of Manchester, Georgia.
This loop hike includes the Pine Mountain Trail between mile marker 18 and 23 and the Beaver Dam Trail
Vickery Creek Trail
Highlight the historical aspects of the old Roswell Mill, and its importance to the South during the Civil War.
Hidden Pond Songbird Trail
Trail developed to encourage wildlife and waterfowl viewing, including multiple blinds along a beaver pond.
Becky Branch Falls
Combines a portion of the Bartram Trail with the Becky Branch Falls trail to form a short loop to the Falls
Amicalola Falls West Ridge
Explore the western ridge of Amicalola Falls, then join the Falls Trail at the lower bridge
Cheatham Hill Connector
Takes visitors along a low ridge along a Confederate battleline involved in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
Johnson Ferry Trail
Explores a flood plain of the Chattahoochee River
Buford Dam Trail
Explores the Lower Pool of Buford Dam (Lake Lanier)
Andrews Cove Trail
Energetic hike up the Andrews Creek watershed to the Appalachian Trail
Oak Ridge Nature Trail
Scenic trail along a ridge overlooking Carters Lake
Jarrard Gap Trail
Byron Herbert Reece Access Trail
Formerly the Blood Mountain Spur Trail, this is the AT access trail at Neel's Gap
Wanders along a ridge, then plunges to Sweetwater Creek River Valley
Vickery Creek Trail Complex
Complex of interwoven trails that circle a knob on the Chattahoochee River
Wagon Train Trail
Beautiful, well banked trail that walks more like a road.
Cheatham Hill Loop
Visit the Dead Angle, site of the heaviest fighting during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Grassy Mountain Tower Trail
Energetic hike to a lovely view of the Cohutta Wilderness from a fire tower.
Horse Trough Falls Trail
This brief leg-stretch is marked by the first bridge across the Chattahoochee River
Keown Falls Trail
Loop hike to the high-mountain Keown Falls.
Cohutta Panther Creek Trail
Climbs to the Cohutta's Panter Creek Falls
A 1.0 mile hike that takes you through a diverse hardwood forest and crosses Elachee Creek
Coleman River Trail
This is a quick, good trail, but watch out for the bridges.
Denton Branch Trail
Quick in and out to Denton Branch Falls in a remote area of Towns County.
Mountaintown Creek Trail
Trail follows Mountain Creek to the Cohutta Loop.
Mill Shoals Trail
Mill Shoals is actually a fun trail, without a lot of hard walking or scenic views.
From FS68 in the Cohutta Wilderness, Tearbritches Trail travels 3.4 miles to the Conasauga River Trail near Panther Creek
Eyes on Wildlife Trail
Fun loop trail that was poorly marked the last time we hiked it.
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